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  Partner: Denton Public Library
 County: Denton County, TX
 Collection: From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History
31 Men With Vision

31 Men With Vision

Date: 1967-01~
Creator: Drenner, William E.
Description: In 1892, thirty-one men petitioned the Treasury Department in Washington, D.C. for the right to form a national bank in Denton, Texas. The booklet contains photographs of the thirty-one men and a brief history of Denton County National Bank's conception and first seventy-five years of operation.
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50 Selected Recipes by 50 Denton Women

50 Selected Recipes by 50 Denton Women

Date: unknown
Creator: Young People's Organization of the Central Presbyterian Church
Description: Cookbook compiled by members of the Central Presbyterian Church of Denton, Texas. The cookbook contains 50 recipes from Denton women and advertisements for local companies.
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70,000-lb Steam Drum Being Lifted at Steam Plant

70,000-lb Steam Drum Being Lifted at Steam Plant

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A crane is lifting a 70,000-lb steam drum in the center of the plane. The steam drum is part of a boiler at the steam plant.
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1890 Denton Business Review and Directory

1890 Denton Business Review and Directory

Date: May 1890
Creator: unknown
Description: This Denton business review was published as a guide for the farmers and residents of Denton county outside of the city. The directory includes descriptions of Denton's agricultural resources, commercial advantages, and business institutions.
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1891. Announcement of Closing Exercises of Texas Normal College

1891. Announcement of Closing Exercises of Texas Normal College

Date: c. 1891-06-10
Creator: Texas Normal College
Description: Announcement and invitation to the closing exercises and commencement at Texas Normal College in Denton, Texas in 1891. The closing exercises include a musicale by students of the Department of Music on June 17, exercises by the Scientific Class on June 18, and annual commencement and presentation of diplomas on June 19.
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1894 Business Directory and Handy Guide

1894 Business Directory and Handy Guide

Date: c. 1894
Creator: Colville, J.M.
Description: This business directory of Denton county includes business advertisements and information regarding updates in the county circa 1894.
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1921-22 Lewisville High School Basketball Team

1921-22 Lewisville High School Basketball Team

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: 1921-22 Lewisville High School basketball team coach, Lee Preston, is pictured with six unidentified team members in uniforms on steps in front of a brick building. The team members are arranged in an inverted V with Coach Preston at the apex.
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1921 Lewisville High School Football Team

1921 Lewisville High School Football Team

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: 1921 Lewisville High School football team coach, Lee Preston, is pictured with thirteen unidentified members in front of the school building. The players are lined up in three rows: the first row is one member sitting Indian-style on the ground, row two has six member sitting up on both knees, and the back row consists of six players standing. Coach Preston is standing fourth from the left in the back row.
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50th Wedding anniversary of A. J. (Squire) Nance

50th Wedding anniversary of A. J. (Squire) Nance

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of A. J. Nance, his wife, son, daughters, and friends as they celebrate his 50th wedding anniversary. Nance was county commisioner of Precinct 4 for 22 years. A caption identifying a few people is included.
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52nd Annual Convention State Firemen's Association of Texas

52nd Annual Convention State Firemen's Association of Texas

Date: c. 1928-06-12
Creator: State Firemen's Association of Texas
Description: This program contains information about the Denton Fire Department, a biographical sketch about W. J. Austin, descendant of Stephen F. Austin and former president of the State Firemen's Association, a list of officers and members of the Denton Fire Department, and several photographs of firemen and their equipment. The booklet also contains information about the mayor and city officials of Denton in 1928, a photograph of Denton city hall, a photograph of Godwin Hotel, and the schedule of events for the annual convention of the State Firemen's Association of Texas. Some information about other Denton County fire departments is included. The program also contains several advertisements for Texas and Denton County businesses.
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